Command Master Chief
CMDCM Thomas Hebert
Command Master Chief Thomas Hebert enlisted in the Navy through the Delayed Entry Program in 1997 and following the completion of Basic Training in Great Lakes, he attended Aviation Electrician’s Mate School in Pensacola, Florida in 1998. Hebert holds a bachelor of science in Computer Science from University of Maryland University College: he’s a graduate of the Navy Senior Enlisted Academy, and the CMC/COB Capstone Course.
Hebert’s sea duty assignments include Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123, Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117, and Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 131.
Ashore, Hebert served as an Aviation Electrician at VAW-120; as instructor, curriculum developer, and Schoolhouse leading chief petty officer in Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, Florida; and as the senior enlisted advisor at Military Entrance Processing Station (MEPS) New Orleans, Louisiana.
Hebert was selected to the Command Senior Chief program in 2017 as the command senior chief of MEPS New Orleans. After a successful tour, he reported to Patrol and Reconnaissance Squadron (VP) 45 in June 2019.
Hebert’s military decorations include the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (three awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), Good Conduct Medal (seven awards), Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal and various unit and deployment awards.